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Amour   

 
Music Box Theatre , (10/20/2002 - 11/03/2002)
First Preview:Sep 20, 2002 Total Previews:31
Opening Date:Oct 20, 2002   
Closing Date:Nov 03, 2002 Total Performances:17

Category: Musical, Romantic Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: Paris, shortly after World War II
Comments: Titled "Le Passe Muraille" in Paris; won the 1997 Prix Moliere for Best Musical


Production Staff [Collapse]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Philip J. Smith: President; Robert E. Wankel: Executive Vice President) and The Estate of Irving Berlin
Produced by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Philip J. Smith: President; Robert E. Wankel: Executive Vice President), Jean Doumanian Productions and USA OSTAR Theatricals
Music by Michel Legrand; French Libretto by Didier van Cauwelaert; English adaptation by Jeremy Sams; Adapted from "Le Passe-Muraille" by Marcel Aymé (Les Editions Gallimard); Musical Director: Todd Ellison; Vocal arrangements by Todd Ellison; Music orchestrated by Michel Legrand
Directed by James Lapine; Choreographed by Jane Comfort; Assistant Choreographer: Lisa Shriver; Assistant Director: Darren Katz
Scenic Design by Scott Pask; Costume Design by Dona Granata; Lighting Design by Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhauer; Sound Design by Dan Moses Schreier; Hair and Wig Design by Tom Watson; Associate Scenic Design: Orit Jacoby Carroll; Associate Costume Design: Brian Russman; Assistant Sound Design: David Bullard; Lighting Assistant: Scott Davis; Assistant Costume Design: Kate Jones
General Manager: Niko Associates, Inc. (Manny Kladitis, Founder and President); Company Manager: Tom Senter
Production Stage Manager: Leila Knox; Production Supervisor: O'Donovan & Bradford; Stage Manager: David Sugarman; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jonathan Donahue
Conducted by Todd Ellison; Associate Conductor: Antony Geralis; House Music Contractor: Bill Hayes; Music Preparation: Miller Music Services
Illusion design by Jim Steinmeyer; Pianos by Steinway & Sons
Press Representative: Bill Evans & Associates; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.; Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, Inc.; Marketing: The Nancy Richards Group; Shubert Organization Creative Projects Director: D.S. Moynihan; Dance Captain: Christian Borle; Fight direction by Rick Sordelet; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Furs supplied by Ben Kahn Furs
Cast
Melissa Errico Isabelle
Malcolm Gets Dusoleil
Lewis Cleale Charles
Prosecutor
John Cunningham Policeman
Doctor
President of the Tribunal
Christopher Fitzgerald Bertrand
Newsvendor
Advocate
Norm Lewis Painter
Sarah Litzsinger Madeleine
Nora Mae Lyng Claire
Whore
Bill Nolte Policeman
Boss
Understudies: Matthew Bennett (Boss, Charles, Doctor, Policeman, President of the Tribunal, Prosecutor), Christian Borle (Advocate, Bertrand, Dusoleil, Newsvendor, Painter), Jessica Hendy (Claire, Isabelle, Madeleine, Whore) and Sarah Litzsinger (Isabelle)
Tony Award®
 2003 Best Musical [nominee]
Produced by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Philip J. Smith: President; Robert E. Wankel: Executive Vice President), Jean Doumanian Productions and USA OSTAR Theatricals
 2003 Best Book of a Musical [nominee]
French Libretto by Didier van Cauwelaert; English adaptation by Jeremy Sams
 2003 Best Original Score [nominee]
Music by Michel Legrand; French Libretto by Didier van Cauwelaert; English adaptation by Jeremy Sams
 2003 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Malcolm Gets
 2003 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Melissa Errico
Drama Desk Award
 2003 Outstanding New Musical [nominee]
Produced by The Shubert Organization (Gerald Schoenfeld: Chairman; Philip J. Smith: President; Robert E. Wankel: Executive Vice President), Jean Doumanian Productions and USA OSTAR Theatricals
 2003 Outstanding Book of a Musical [nominee]
English adaptation by Jeremy Sams; French Libretto by Didier van Cauwelaert
 2003 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Malcolm Gets
 2003 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Christopher Fitzgerald
 2003 Outstanding Orchestrations [nominee]
Michel Legrand
 2003 Outstanding Lyrics [nominee]
English adaptation by Jeremy Sams; French Libretto by Didier van Cauwelaert
 2003 Outstanding Set Design of a Musical [nominee]
Scenic Design by Scott Pask
 2003 Outstanding Music [nominee]
Music by Michel Legrand
ACT 1Sung By
Overture Charles
Office Life Claire
Going Home Alone Dusoleil
Other People's Stories Bertrand
Street Vendor's Waltz Painter
Dusoleil Walks Through the Wall Claire
Doctor Dusoleil
Ordinary Guy
Dusoleil's Revenge Claire
Somebody
Prosecutor's Song Isabelle
Whore's Lament Bertrand
Monsieur Passepartout Dusoleil
Special Time of Day Painter
Waiting
Latest News
Dusoleil in Jail Isabelle
Painter's Song Charles
Isabelle On Her Balcony Dusoleil
Transformation Charles
Advocate's Plea
Trial Bertrand
Duet for Dusoleil and Isabelle Dusoleil
Whistling Ballet
Amour Claire
Dusoleil Meets the Press Policeman
Serenade Isabelle
Ordinary Guy (Reprise)Dusoleil